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Magna Science Adventure Centre

Magna Scienc Adventure Centre, rotherham south Yorkshire

Magna Science Adventure Centre offers people of all ages a fun and informative day out. Set inside one of Rotherham's former steelworks the unique environamnt adds to your experience. The "Big Melt" display pays homage to the buildings former use, using pyrotechnics, lights and smoke to bring one of the steelworks electric arc furnace to life.

The four pavilions of fire, air, water and fire provide interactive and informative displays to demonstrate the four elements and explore the wonders of science. Added to this SCI-TEK is one of the largest outdoor playgrounds in the country, designed using physics and fun. During the warmer month AQUA-Tek is also open, a fun water based play area, don't forget to bring your towel.

Opening Times & Prices

6th February to 16th February 10:00 to 15:00 daily

From 17th February: Daily between 10:00 and 17:00

SCI-Tek: open daily weather permitting

AQUA-Tek: open spring date to be confirmed

On The Door Prices:

Adult £10.95

Child £8.95

Tickets include 12 months of free return entry. Online tickets offer 10% discount.

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  • Red Hall Cafe
  • Indoor picnic area
  • Car Park
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop


The attraction and all facilities have wheelchair access, disabled toilets are available on several levels. Main signage is backlit and toilets have braille signage. Assistance dogs are welcome.

The attraction is located in a former steel works and it be chilly during the winter months. Some of displays and interactions have loud noises and flashing lights, particularly the "Big Melt" demonstration.

Contact Details:

Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sheffield Road, Rotherham, S60 1DX. If you are using a Sat Nav use S60 1FD
Tel: 01709 720002